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CES 2013: How the Tech Press Characterized the Show

Jan 18, 2013

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There is always a lot of chatter around CES, with the tech press all bustling to predict the trends, relay the announcements, and proclaim victory in the coverage war. But in the flood of stories, which companies and technologies were innovative enough to capture the eyes and imaginations of showgoers? We combed through the round-up and wrap-up stories from around the Web and distilled what we feel are some of the most accurate depictions and predictions of this year’s show and what consumers will crave.

 Engadget – 4K Products

“What moved me, however, was the fact that 4K is now clearly upon us—because, hey, the more (res) the merrier.”

Wrap-up: Engadget editors sound off on CES 2013


PC World – Fitness Products           

“This year’s CES saw an explosion of fitness tech, including smart pedometers, smart scales, and even a fork that measures how fast you’re eating.”

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IT News – Bigger Smartphones

“The 'phablet' form-factor, somewhere between a smartphone and tablet, is expected to pick up plenty of traction in 2013. At this year's CES, new phablet devices were shown off by Samsung, Sony, ZTE, Lenovo, Huawei and Vizio; with plenty more waiting in the pipeline.”

CES wrap-up: Five tech trends for 2013


CNET – Wireless Charging

“Dozens of wireless charging products will hit the market soon, with more coming for mobile devices.”

Wireless charging goes further—into tablets, cars, the home


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